FINA Issues Statement on Russian Athletics Doping Scandal

Two days after the release of the WADA Independent Commission’s report on systematic doping and cover-ups by the Russian Athletics Federation, FINA sought to reassure the public regarding the integrity of its anti-doping control policy.


Rio Organizers And FINA Enter Constructive Talks On Venue Criticism

In a follow-up to the news we reported in September regarding FINA’s lash-out at Rio organizers regarding substandard aquatic conditions…

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WADA Immediately Suspends The Accreditation Of The Moscow Laboratory

“WADA has acted swiftly to one of the key recommendations made by the Independent Commission in its Report,”


UAE Pairs With FINA In Establishment of Dubai-Based Development Center

A FINA-accredited swimming development center is headed for Dubai, UAE.


Budapest Passes Second FINA 2017 World Championships Inspection

“FINA is really proud that Budapest will have such a fantastic legacy after the 17th FINA World Championships”, says FINA Executive Director upon his recent inspection of Budapest’s construction progress for 2017.

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CBDA Release Brazilian Olympic Qualifying Criteria

In an announcement dated October 19th, 2015 the CBDA outlined the criteria that has been put in place to select the…

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China win 9 of 10 golds at the Singapore FINA Diving Grand Prix

China was once again the nation to beat in Singapore (SIN) this weekend for the seventh leg of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2015.

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Reichert and Bruni Winners of 2015 FINA 10k Marathon Swimming World Cup

Reichert amassed 103 points throughout the season and got the only win of the year in Hong Kong, while Bruni collected 112 points.

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FINA Medical Committee Reports No Health Issues From Rio Test Event

There have been no reports to FINA of health issues after swimmers took to the controversial Rio waters last month, the organization says.


Rio de Janeiro Mayor Responds to FINA’s Grievances

As reported yesterday, FINA issued a letter to 2016 Rio Olympic Games organizers lashing out at what it described as…


Swimming Australia “Concerned” Over Two Year Delay In Palmer Doping

Swimming Australia is concerned over FINA’s two-year delay in informing Kylie Palmer of her positive doping test. Palmer was given a warning and stripped of a 2013 medal.

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FINA Will Submit Underwater Dolphin Kick Interpretation in November

Cornel Marculescu told us today that the FINA’s Technical Swimming Committee will provide an official interpretation to the rule that will be submitted to the next FINA Bureau meeting in the beginning of November 2015.


FINA Bans Turkmenistani Swimmer In Doping Decision

FINA has given Hemra Nurmyradov two-year ban after testing positive for a host of banned substances.


FINA Considering Instituting Minimum Age For World Championships

“For her, this is a game and it’s better for children to have fun at this and not start at age 10 to take marijuana or cocaine, smoking or drinking alcohol,” FINA’s president said in defending the presence of a 10-year-old entrant at Worlds.


No Live Stream Scheduled for 2015 World Junior Championships

Frustrating news in terms of coverage for the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships.